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Hackers are looking for vulnerabilities in your network – are you?
September 14, 2021

By Beth Kohler
Senior Director, Security Product Management
Lumen Technologies

You’ve probably heard about several high-profile security breaches lately. It seems they keep coming, one after another. From critical infrastructure to wireless communications, security is an issue that is never going away.  

In fact, not only is cybercrime here to stay – the frequency and cost of cleaning up the mess is rising. Cybercriminals know that as companies grow, so too does their potential attack surface. And companies are moving fast! Whether it’s the rapidly deployed cloud- and SaaS-based resources needed to quickly enable remote work during the pandemic, or the massive amounts of data required to succeed in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), many of the technologies that companies need are being deployed both formally and in the shadows, which raises even greater concerns about data protection and privacy. 

With all this advancement and the speed at which business moves in the 4IR, it’s important that we remember one constant that affects us all: criminals will never stop trying to stay one step ahead

What Can Companies Do? 

Your best defense is to assess your security posture and make sure you’re running the tightest security operation possible. This sounds simple enough, unless you’re one of those companies that has limited security staff, which means the process could take many months to complete. By that time, how good could the results be? 

For many companies, the answer is to bring in an expert – a partner – who can help you learn what hackers see so you can identify where you’re vulnerable and better protect your business. 

At Lumen, we offer a quick and easy way to do just that. With the Lumen Security Assessment, you’ll learn what hackers and cyber criminals see in your network and in your data. The Lumen Security Assessment provides:

  • Three-part vulnerability scanning service for one price: Dark web, and Technical and Web application scans. 
  • Prioritized report of vulnerabilities within 30 days of project kickoff, along with recommendations for remediation and suggestions for follow-on services to strengthen your organization’s security posture. 
  • Delivery by team of knowledgeable cybersecurity analysts with decades of experience and thousands of customer security assessments completed.  

In addition, if you procure the Lumen Security Assessment you will be eligible for a one-time service credit of up to $5,000.1

At Lumen, we offer business-driven security solutions that provide our customers with a unified approach to managing digital risk that hinges on integrated visibility, automated insights and coordinated actions. Lumen’s connected security solutions are designed to effectively detect and respond to advanced attacks; manage user access control; and reduce business risk, fraud, and cybercrime.

Digital risk is everyone’s business, but helping you manage it is ours. Visit our Lumen Security Assessment website to see how we can help your organization assess your vulnerabilities and risks.

1Offer requires customer to purchase and complete a qualifying Lumen Security Assessment. After assessment completion, customer will be eligible for a one-time service credit to be used within one-year of assessment completion in the amount of customer’s monthly recurring or non-recurring service charge up to $5,000, for the new purchase of eligible security services as recommended by the security assessment with a minimum 12-month term agreement for services billed monthly or with a minimum $10,000 non-recurring charge for services billed one time. The one-time service credit will be applied to customer’s account within 30 days after the first month following installation and billing of all eligible services. Offer excludes charges for equipment, installation, taxes, fees and surcharges. Early termination fees will apply as set forth in customer’s agreement and include an amount equal to any service credits received under this offer. Service and offer may not be available everywhere. Lumen may change, cancel or substitute offers and services, or vary them by service area at its sole discretion without notice. Credit approval and deposit may be required. Offer may not be combined with other offers. 30-day timeline depends on customer promptly providing all info and access requested by Lumen.

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